Independence Day 2022
Current Events, Just musing

A bad J6 witness, Biden misses major oil lease deadline and Independence Day 2022

Today's episode falls on the 246th birthday of our great nation. Before I get around to recognizing the day and reminding us all what was pledged on the day they signed the Declaration of Independence, we have to go over two news items. Both of these are crucial in reminding you this Administration is not… Continue reading A bad J6 witness, Biden misses major oil lease deadline and Independence Day 2022

Constitution, Current Events

Happy birthday, America!

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed,… Continue reading Happy birthday, America!

Constitution, Federalism, Just musing

What freedom is not

Happy birthday, America! It's been 238 years since the Declaration of Independence put a series of events in motion that forever changed the face of the world and redefined how government could be structured around the concept that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights and chief… Continue reading What freedom is not

Capitalism, Federalism, Just musing

Our writers have been working on a special Independence Day publication

Our writers have had their noses to the political grindstone since the primary election season has been underway in our country. They have been on the campaign trail, speaking out daily on social media and trying to inspire others to get involved in the political process. We are not just about talking -- we are… Continue reading Our writers have been working on a special Independence Day publication

Constitution, Federalism, Just musing

Healthcare is not a right

To delve into this topic, we first need to understand and agree upon the definition of "rights" as used and implemented by the Founding Fathers and the framers of our Constitution.  The first stop is the philosopher, John Locke, who put forth the theory of natural rights, which states everyone is born with an equality of certain rights,… Continue reading Healthcare is not a right

Current Events, Just musing

Freedom is…?

If you follow us on Twitter, you have seen that over the past few months, Freedom Cocktail has been spitting out quotes, old and recent, regarding the issue of Freedom. On this Fourth of July, we asked our contributors to reflect on their own. And in no particular order other than alphabetical order, here are… Continue reading Freedom is…?